Jack Coffman (President)
3: Bethlehem, Charlestown (Precinct 7 only), Oregon, Owen,
Utica and Washington Townships.
Term expires December 31, 2014.
Jake Elder (Attorney)
County Government Building, Room 404
501 E. Court Ave.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Meeting time is 5:00pm unless otherwise noted:
January 3rd, 17th 31st.
February 14th, 28th.
March 14th, 28th.
April 11th, 25th.
May 9th, 23rd.
June 6th, 20th.
July 3rd, 18th.
August 1st, 15th, 29th.
September 12th, 26th.
October 10th, 24th.
November 7th, 21st.
December 5th, 19th.
provides that the County Commissioners are the County Executive,
which consists of a three (3) member board and conducts the
business of the county under the name of "The Board of
Commissioners of the County of Clark".
serve a four (4) year term beginning January 1 after the election.
All registered voters in the county vote for Commissioners. Anyone
running for Commissioner must reside in the district in which they
Commissioners have jurisdiction over many executive and
administrative matters. The following are among the most
and authorizing claims against the county. (IC
bids and authorizing contracts.
maintaining, and supervising county property including
courthouses, jails, and public offices.
construction and maintenance of roads and bridges.
appointive powers including both the selection of members to
fill positions on boards, commissions, and committees, and
appointment of certain department heads.
and implementing strategies for solid waste handling as
members of solid waste district boards.
Commissioners may adopt ordinances concerning the following areas:
provide traffic control (IC 817-1-40)
regulate and control matters related to public health, water,
air and land (IC13-1-1-4)
establish minimum housing standards (IC 36-7-8-4)
grant vacation pay, sick leave, paid holidays and other
similar benefits to county employees (IC 5-10-6-11)
administer elections in conjunction with the county election
incorporate new towns and alter township boundary lines, on
provided by the Association of Indiana Counties)
Commissioners only exercise their regulatory powers in the
unincorporated areas of the county.
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